Raul Khajimba

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Raul Khajimba
Рауль Ҳаџьымба
რაულ ჰაჯიმბა
Raul Khajimba 2015.jpg
4th President of Abkhazia
Assumed office
25 September 2014
Prime MinisterBeslan Bartsits
Gennadi Gagulia
Vice PresidentVitali Gabnia
Preceded byAlexander Ankvab
Member of Parliament
for Constituency no. 30 (Tkvarcheli)
In office
3 April 2012 – 7 October 2014
Preceded byDaur Arshba
Succeeded byTaifun Ardzinba
Chairman of the Forum for the National Unity of Abkhazia
In office
12 May 2010 – 31 March 2015
Preceded byDaur Arshba
Astamur Tania
Succeeded byDaur Arshba
Vice President of Abkhazia
In office
12 February 2005 – 28 May 2009
PresidentSergei Bagapsh
Preceded byValery Arshba
Succeeded byAlexander Ankvab
5th Prime Minister of Abkhazia
In office
22 April 2003 – 6 October 2004
PresidentVladislav Ardzinba
Preceded byGennady Gagulia
Succeeded byNodar Khashba
Minister for Defence
In office
19 December 2002 – 22 April 2003
Prime MinisterGennady Gagulia
Preceded byVladimir Mikanba
Succeeded byViacheslav Eshba
First Vice Premier of Abkhazia
In office
18 June 2001 – 22 April 2003
Prime MinisterAnri Jergenia
Gennady Gagulia
Preceded byBeslan Kubrava
Succeeded byAstamur Tarba
Head of the State Security Service
In office
December 1999 – 1 November 2001
PresidentVladislav Ardzinba
Preceded byAstamur Tarba
Succeeded byZurab Agumava
Personal details
Born (1958-03-21) 21 March 1958 (age 61)
Tkvarcheli, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
NationalityAbkhaz
Political partyForum for the National Unity of Abkhazia
Spouse(s)Saida Kuchuberiya
ChildrenDiana Khadjimba, Inal Khadjimba
Alma materAbkhazian State University

Raul Khajimba (Abkhazian: Рауль Ҳаџьымба, Georgian: რაულ ჰაჯიმბა; born 21 March 1958) is the 4th and current President of Abkhazia. He was elected in 2014 after the May Revolution.

Khajimba was also Chairman of the Forum for the National Unity of Abkhazia from 2010 to 2015. Khajimba was the Vice President (2005–2009), Prime Minister (2003–2004) and Defence Minister (2002–2003).

He ran for President four times until winning the 2014 election.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Центризбирком подвел окончательные итоги по выборам президента РА". Apsnypress. 26 August 2014. Archived from the original on 27 August 2014. Retrieved 14 September 2014.